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Item ID   156579    
Open more fields Accession Number   BANC MSS 2010.670 similar items
Open more fields Other Number   WJHC 1968.011 (legacy) similar items
·  Number   WJHC 1968.011 similar items
·  Type   legacy similar items
Level of description   Collection similar items
Open more fields Author/Creator Matthew Ritchie similar items
Title   Matthew Ritchie papers similar items
Open more fields Date Created   1949-1965 similar items
Extent and Quantity   1 carton (1 linear foot) similar items
Biographical History   Matthew Ritchie was born in Brooklyn, N.Y. in 1907. From 1946 to 1960, he served as an internal revenue agent in Phoenix, Ariz. He then became a technical advisor in San Francisco's Appellate Division. He was involved in various civic, Jewish, and interfaith organizations. From 1951 to 1952, he was the president of the Arizona Brandeis Zionist District, the chairman of Phoenix's American Zionist Council (1953), and a member of the national executive committee of the Zionist Organization of America (Z.O.A.) in 1955. Also in that year, he served as the vice-president of the Z.O.A.'s western states region. In 1960, when he was living in San Francisco, Ritchie was the president of the Z.O.A. and served as the director of public relations for that organization. similar items
Scope and Content   The collection consists of Matthew Ritchie's correspondence (including correspondence between Ritchie, the Hopi Indians, and the U.S. Congress regarding a conflict between the Hopi and the U.S. government); minutes and memorandums from various organizations; radio scripts; newspaper and magazine articles relating to the Z.O.A.; programs; reports; bulletins; press releases; and newsletters. similar items
Link to this Item   http://magnesalm.org/notebook_fext.asp?site=magnes&book=156579 similar items
Link to OCLC WorldCat   http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/71130529    
Link to UC Berkeley OskiCat   http://oskicat.berkeley.edu/record=b18311913~S1    
Link to Magnes.org   http://www.magnes.org/collections/archives/western-jewish-americana/ritchie-matthew-papers-1949-1965    
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